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Bosch boosts software integration with Milestone to embrace all XProtect versions

Building on the already strong base of the complete video integration between Bosch Security Systems and Milestone Systems, the partnership between the two has been deepened to cover all Milestone XProtect video management software (VMS) editions within the Bosch software...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills launches detailed review to improve university research funding in UK

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has brought into sharp focus a UK-wide review of university research funding designed to cut red tape such that academic institutions can focus more on delivering the world-leading knowledge gathering for which the UK is rightly...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is consulting on new measures designed to protect UK workers
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Government consults on new measures to increase safeguards for UK workers

Two consultations have been published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills focused squarely on reforming recruitment sector legislation and tackling exploitation in the UK labour market. Recruitment companies who recruit solely from overseas without advertising...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
Karen Morris-Lanz@ the new HR director at Securitas
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Karen Morris-Lanz appointed Human Resources director at Securitas

Securitas has appointed a new Human Resources (HR) director who will support the UK business in achieving its strategy for growth and commercial success. Karen Morris-Lanz joins the company from Waponi’s HR function and brings with her a wealth of HR consultancy experience...
Posted On 14 Sep 2015
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Government approves Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard for security and fire business sectors

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approved the Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standard for the security and fire business sectors as well as the Emergency Systems world. The news comes at the same time the Government has announced radical changes to boost...
Posted On 24 Aug 2015
Richard Jenkins: CEO at the National Security Inspectorate
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‘Cash for Qualifications’: a drop in the ocean or the tip of an iceberg?

Richard Jenkins responds to the BBC Inside Out programme focusing on alleged malpractice in the security sector in which Keith Vaz (chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee) suggests that the Home Office needs to act “urgently” on the matter. If they watched the...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
John Roddy: CEO at The Shield Group
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“Apprenticeship schemes make common business sense” argues Shield Group’s CEO John Roddy

In 2015, National Apprenticeship Week runs from 9-13 March and offers a perfect opportunity to assess the business impact of the rapid rise in apprenticeships, in tandem with evaluating why they’re proving so popular. The Shield Group’s CEO John Roddy offers his...
Posted On 13 Mar 2015
The '10 Steps To Cyber Security'
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GCHQ relaunches ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’ Guide for end user organisations

In association with the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI), the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), GCHQ has announced the re-issue of the highly successful ’10 Steps to Cyber Security’, offering updated guidance...
Posted On 21 Jan 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron: assisting UK cyber security businesses
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Raft of measures designed to boost UK cyber security companies unveiled by Government

New measures designed to assist businesses in facing ‘the cyber security challenge’ and help our digital space organisations tap into the US market have been announced as Prime Minister David Cameron visits the United States alongside several UK security companies....
Posted On 19 Jan 2015